The Great Lakes State Abounds With Swim Schools

If your family loves spending time at one of the many lakes in our area, then making sure everyone knows how to swim is crucial. But not all kids love the process of learning to swim, so finding just the right instructor and swim school can make a huge difference.

Versluis Park swimming Grand Rapids

Where are the Best Swim Classes for Kids?

If you are considering enrollment in swim classes for your family and need some direction on where to go, start here.

Earlier this year, parents voted on their favorite places to play and live life in greater Grand Rapids in our GRANDTASTIC AWARDS. Parents told us the best places around for swim lessons and the top 10 are listed below.



Goldfish Swim School


Our shiver-free pool and state-of-the-art facility, paired with our play based teaching philosophy provides your child with lifesaving, long lasting water skills and great memories. 

2845 Thornhills Ave. Suite S Grand Rapids, MI 49546
616-259-0725 | FACEBOOK 

Visit Goldfish Swim School

More winners…

1-Goldfish Swim School

2- Julie’s Swim School

3- YMCA – David D. Hunting

4- Miss Rita’s Swim School

5- YMCA – Mary Free Bed

6- MVP Sports Clubs

7- Kentwood Public Schools Aquatic Center

8- (TIE) YMCA – Spartan Stores

8- (TIE) The Kroc Center

10- ISR (Infant Swimming Resources) – Michael Petrella

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By |2018-08-27T19:57:42+00:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Grandtastic Award, Guides|Tags: , , |4 Comments

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  1. Jen Coffey August 28, 2018 at 2:54 pm - Reply

    Jenison swim lessons are amazing! 616-667-3571

  2. tina` July 12, 2018 at 12:11 am - Reply

    Has any one used Micheal Patrella for ISR lessons? thanks!

  3. Debi Crawford-Poyner June 27, 2017 at 1:28 pm - Reply

    Are you looking for swimming lessons for your special needs child? Kentwood Parks and Recreation has been offering swimming lessons since 1993 with the same instructor, Miss Debi. Call 616-656-5270 for more information.

  4. Betsy Granstra October 9, 2016 at 10:51 am - Reply

    East Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation has awesome aw im classes also! 616-949-1750

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